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Orleans County Music & Heritage Reunion Kicks Off Tonight
Updated June 7, 2013 6:41 AM | Filed under: Entertainment
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(ORLEANS) - Orange County Music & Heritage Reunion is this weekend at 6 p.m.

The reunion, which is free, promises more than 40 hours of all-acoustic music. At least 30 groups or individuals have been given time slots on the reunion's two stages.

Marty Shelton, one of the event's organizers, has been responsible for lining up the musical acts. He had the same task last year for the first Orange County Music & Heritage Reunion.

Shelton said audience members this Friday night and Saturday "are going to see quite a bit of what they have seen in the past. I do have several new bands or acts this year."

Shelton pointed out that two of the groups -- Harpeth Rising (featuring former Paoli resident Jordana Greenberg) and Blue Mafia -- tour nationally.

The reunion is possible thanks to the support of the musicians on stage, audience donations, corporate underwriters Hall Brothers Transportation and Infrastructure Systems and grants from Historic Orleans and Visit French Lick-West Baden.

Volunteers make the reunion happen.

Friday's reunion schedule


6 p.m.: Opening ceremony followed by Playin' Possum

7 p.m.: Pete & Jesse

8 p.m.: Blue Mafia

9 p.m.: TBA


6:30 p.m.: Tyler and Walton

7:30 p.m.: Dillard Creek

8:30 p.m.: Best Durn Ryde

9:30 p.m.: TBA

Saturday's reunion schedule


9 a.m.: Tim Key's music students

10 a.m.: Lost River Risin'

11 a.m.: Bill Cole and Friends

11:30 a.m.: Kyle Crowder

12 p.m.: Melinda Sketo

12 p.m.: Remembrance of Musicians Past

12 p.m.: Dave and Maria Abel Crecelius

1 p.m.: Hamilton Creek

2 p.m.: Corydon Dulcimer Society

3 p.m.: New Terrain

4 p.m.: Bob Gibson and Friends

5 p.m.: Reed Tarr

5 p.m.: TBA

6 p.m.: Olde Stuff

7 p.m.: Grandview Junction

8 p.m.: Healing Waters

9 p.m.: Harpeth Rising with Jordana Greenberg


9:30 a.m.: Margie Delph's Students

10:30 a.m.: Wildflowers and Weeds

11:30 a.m.: Orange County HomeGrown Jammers

12:30 a.m.: Yukon Thrust

1 p.m.: Maul Ridge Whippoorwills

2 p.m.: TBA

2:30 p.m.: Sure Shot Turkey Dusters

3:30 p.m.: Hickory Wind

4:30 p.m.: Leatherwood Valley Bluegrass

5:30 p.m.: Philip and Linda Dickey

6:30 p.m.: Woodsmalls

7:30 p.m.: Stoney Point

8:30 p.m.: Swango Family

Saturday's special events

8 a.m. to noon: Orange County HomeGrown Farmers' Market

9 a.m.: Heritage exhibits open and remain open through daylight hours, featuring displays about the Orangeville community and communities that are "under" Patoka Lake.

1-3 p.m.: Spring Mill Park pioneer crafts

1:30 p.m.: Children's games led by Pat Hall

3 p.m.: Heritage animals from Pat Hall's farm

All day: Displays featuring antique machinery and highlighting domestic skills; food and artisan vendors

Schedule subject to change

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